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Needles, CA: Wayside Rest Stop Park Sign Unveiling on Monday.

Needles, CA: Wayside Rest Stop Park Sign Unveiling on Monday.

Months of clean up and hard work by volunteers of a rest side stop along Needles Highway has ended with a celebration as the Wayside Rest Stop, located on Needles Highway just north of National Old Trails Road in Needles, California, will have a new sign welcomed into the community during a park sign unveiling ceremony being held at 10:00am PT on Monday, October 19th, 2015. 49 more words

To You, Blue

#1 son told me last week at his birthday party that he reads my blog, except for one day of the week. “I don’t like to read recipes, Mom. 546 more words

Small World

Concrete evidence

We take for granted that we can drive anywhere in the nation today, but such was not always the case. I have a book here that is a transcribed diary of a family driving from California to Indiana in 1913. 445 more words

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Richmond

The National Road crosses from Ohio into Indiana and almost immediately enters Richmond, founded in 1806 by Quaker settlers. So Richmond is one of the rare National Road towns in Indiana that predates the road. 447 more words

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The Wheeling Suspension Bridge

I’d only ever zipped through Wheeling on I-70 before. The tunnel was always fun to drive through, but every time I emerged from it there was the old suspension bridge stretching across the river. 448 more words

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Madonnas of the Trail

In the 1910s, before the US highway system, a coast-to-coast road was formed to link Baltimore (or New York, some maps say) to San Francisco. Named the… 189 more words

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